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Item 22534

Remarkable Old Men of Alfred, 1903

Contributed by: Alfred Historical Committee

Date: 1903-06-26

Location: Alfred

Media: Photograph

Item 13499

Medal, Improved Order of Red Men

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Metal

Item 13658

Improved Order of Red Men charter, Fryeburg, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Poster, ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 45335

Assessor's Record, 131-133 Danforth Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Stable

Item 45336

Assessor's Record, 131-133 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Garage

Item 46241

127-129 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Nameplate from the S.S. Lillian Nordica

South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Steam sawmill, North Berwick, ca. 1900

Old Berwick Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran

by Joseph Rocque Jr.


I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam